The Purefoods Star Hotshots and the Barako Bull Energy seek to push their respective win streaks as they take on separate foes in PBA Philippine Cup action Sunday at Alonte Sports Center in Biñan, Laguna.
The defending champion Hotshots meet the Meralco Bolts at 5:15 p.m. after the opening match between the Energy and the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters at 3 p.m. Both games will be broadcast live on TV5.
The eight-placed Purefoods (3-3) and 10th-seed Barako Bull (2-5) are both looking to grab their third straight win. The Hotshots beat the Blackwater Elite, 90-82, last Tuesday to even their record after starting the season slow with a 1-3 slate.
Against Purefoods, fifth-seed Meralco (4-3) tries to duplicate its impressive showing last Friday when the Bolts toppled Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 109-99....
Despite missing hard-working frontliner Sean Anthony and gunner John Wilson due to injury, the Bolts performed well against the Kings, shocking their foes with a 109-99 victory at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.
Chalk it to be the barbecue, maybe....
Meralcoâ€™s Reynel Hugnatan holds fort against Kingsâ€™ giants: â€˜Mas na-cha-challenge ako kapag Ginebraâ€™
For Reynel Hugnatan, a grizzled veteran forward, it wasn’t a coincidence that he played well against the Kings
“Sa totoo lang, excited ako kasi kapag ganitong Ginebra ang kalaban mas nacha-challenge ako,” Hugnatan told a small group of sportswriters. “Kasi nga dahil sa fans nila grabe sumuporta, so kami, mas na-cha-challenge kami.”...
With the crowd predominantly against them, the Meralco Bolts stunned Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 109-99, to notch the franchise’s first win at the Ynares Sports Center-Antipolo in their PBA Philippine Cup matchup Friday evening.
Meralco stood their ground as Ginebra looked to ride the Antipolo cheers to victory, with the Bolts’ crucial shots stopping Ginebra in its tracks....
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez has joined the list of celebrity participants in BuyandSellPH.com’s online charity bazaar “Sari-Sari Stars”, putting several items, including two historic jerseys up for sale.
Fernandez donated his 1982 Toyota Corolla jersey, worn the year he earned his first of his four MVP awards, and his 1989 San Miguel Beermen jersey, the year he won his fourth and final MVP. Both jerseys are signed by the legendary center.
The historic Toyota jersey will be priced at P5,000 while the San Miguel jersey is set at P4,000....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||4||3||0.571|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||6||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||6||6||0.500||7th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||9th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||7||7||0.500||3rd|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||8||9||0.471||7th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||8||8||0.500||5th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||7||8||0.467||6th|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||6||7||0.462||6th|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||8||8||0.500||7th|